Applied Basic Science for Basic Surgical Training - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780080451404, 9780702050589

Applied Basic Science for Basic Surgical Training

2nd Edition

Authors: Andrew Raftery
eBook ISBN: 9780702050589
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 18th January 2008
Page Count: 660

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: General Pathology and Microbiology

1. Cellular injury

2. Inflammation

3. Thrombosis, embolism, infarction

4. Disorders of growth, differentiation and morphogenesis

5. Neoplasia

6. Immunology

7. Basic microbiology

SECTION II: Specific Systems

8. Nervous system

9. Cardiovascular system

10. Haemopoietic and lymphoreticular system

11. Respiratory system

12. Locomotor system

13. Head and neck

14. Endocrine system

15. Breast

16. Paediatric disorders

17. Alimentary system

18. Genitourinary system


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It has been written to encompass the basic anatomy, physiology and pathology required by the syllabus of the UK Royal Colleges and the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Project. For this Second Edition many of the chapters have been updated, especially the chapters on immunology, basic microbiology, the endocrine and locomotor systems and the breast. An attempt has been made throughout to indicate the clinical relevance of the facts and the reason for learning them. There are several new contributors to the author team, all of whom are experts in their field and many of them are, or have been, experienced examiners at the various UK Royal Colleges.


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About the Authors

Andrew Raftery Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Anatomist; Formerly Consultant Surgeon, Sheffield Kidney Institute, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield; Member (formerly Chairman), Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons of England; Formerly Member of Panel of Examiners, Intercollegiate Specialty Board in General Surgery; Formerly Member of Council, Royal College of Surgeons of England; Formerly Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Sheffield, UK